Archive for June 14, 2022

Pope Francis’ general audience in St. Peter’s Square, June 8, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Pope Francis: Russia’s use of mercenaries in Ukraine is ‘monstrous’

In a new interview, the pope suggested the Ukraine war was ‘perhaps somehow either provoked or not prevented.’ Read more

Pope Francis sat at the front of the congregation in St. Peter's Basilica on the Solemnity of Pentecost on June 5, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis: There are many ‘restorers’ in the US who do not accept Vatican II

‘Restorationism has come to gag the Council,’ the pope said. Read more

Bishop Georg Bätzing, chairman of the German bishops’ conference, meets with Pope Francis at the Vatican, June 24, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Pope Francis told Bishop Bätzing: We don’t need 2 Evangelical churches in Germany

The pope recalled his remark during a conversation with the editors of Jesuit journals. Read more

Fra’ John T. Dunlap, Lieutenant of the Grand Master of the Order of Malta.?w=200&h=150

By Andrea Gagliarducci

The Order of Malta has a new head, but has it lost its sovereignty?

The Canadian-born lawyer Fra’ John T. Dunlap will serve as the Lieutenant of Grand Master. Read more

Pope Francis greets a participant in the World Day of the Poor in Rome, Nov. 16, 2017.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis: No Christian is exempt from aiding the poor

The pope made the remark in his message for the 2022 World Day of the Poor. Read more

Father Mark Lewis, S.J.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Father Mark Lewis named rector of Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome

The Florida-born priest’s appointment follows that of Atlanta-born Father Thomas Joseph White to lead the Angelicum. Read more

Franciscan friars line the Via Dolorosa in the Old City of Jerusalem.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Franciscans in Germany elect openly gay priest as new superior

Father Markus Fuhrmann said he recently came out as homosexual "to show that I can also be part of the... Read more

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By Katie Yoder

Biden administration sued after fertility awareness methods cut from health coverage

Couples can use this biomarker information, in line with Catholic Church teaching, to avoid or achieve pregnancy. Read more

St. Pio of Pietrelcina.?w=200&h=150

By Maisy Sullivan

Corpus Christi Sunday 2022: Inspiring words from the saints about the Eucharist

Corpus Christi Sunday falls on June 19 this year. Read more